Calella takes care of you body and soul!
Sport, health and wellness are without any doubt a triumvirate that defined the calellenses DNA! Passionate by the sport, the contact with the nature, the smell of the sea, the Mediterranean breeze or the walks under the banana trees of the Manuel Puigvert promenade, have the privilege of enjoying a city that, thanks to its climate warm and tempered, results an ideal destination for the practice of the sport. If you come any time of the year, you will find them walking among cormorants making way to the lighthouse of Calella, or enjoying the peace and tranquility of the first morning rays of sunlight walking from the beach.
Calella is a city that beats, where the rhythms of everyday life are combined to perfection with the capacity to respond to the most demanding test challenges with a renowned career as the Ironman Barcelona, the Vuelta in Catalonia or the Special Olympic Games, among other. In the world of sport, the calellenses have learned to compete, but above all, to share, to see first hand the meaning of effort and perserverance, two key factors to face new challenges.
As a consequence is not strange that this city had been distinguished as 'Calella, Villa European of the sport 2016' by ACES Europe, being nowadays one of the main centers of pilgrimage of athletes of all over the world that come to Calella to prepare world swimming championship or Olimpic Games. But if sport are people, people are stories! In each and every one of those involved in some of the sporting events that take place in Calella always there is something to explain. ' To 100 meters ' film shot in 2015 in Calella by the director Marcel Auger gives to know the history of Ramon Brook triathlete, who being 30 years old were diagnosed sclerosis multiple. A story of self-improvement in which the calellenses participated and endorsed.
The sport is for the calellenses the perfect union between body and mind, a way of understanding life.